Those Elegant Decorums: The concept of Propriety in Jane Austen's Novels.
Nardin studies how Austen manipulates point of view so that readers learn about characters similar to the way characters learn about each other in the novel. She explores how Austen treats manners as an external manifestation of internal character. How does Austen view the relationship between accepted rules of propriety and moral validity? Enlightening way to explore Austen's work. Jacket is foxed. Top edge of pages very lightly foxed from dust. UNY. 1973. Hb, dj. USED. $7.00